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Chorizo vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Goat
Goat contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goat
Goat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chorizo Goat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Goat
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
44
Chorizo
18
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
33
Goat

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Goat
Contains more Iron +78%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Copper +220%
Contains more Zinc +17.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Equal in Potassium - 385
Contains more Iron +78%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Copper +220%
Contains more Zinc +17.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Equal in Potassium - 385

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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1
Goat
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.3%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
145%
Chorizo
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Goat
Fats
177%
Chorizo
11%
Goat

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chorizo Goat Opinion
Calories 455 109 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 20.6 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 2.31 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 57 Goat
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.83 Goat
Calcium 8 13 Goat
Potassium 398 385 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 Chorizo
Sugars 0 Chorizo
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.256 Goat
Zinc 3.41 4 Goat
Starch
Phosphorus 150 180 Goat
Sodium 1235 82 Goat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.11 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.49 Goat
Vitamin B3 5.131 3.75 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 1.13 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 0.71 Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 1.03 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.17 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.306 Goat
Threonine 1.473 0.981 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 1.042 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.716 Goat
Lysine 2.414 1.532 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.552 Goat
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.715 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.103 Goat
Histidine 0.721 0.429 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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